SOCCER SISTERS: LILY OUT OF BOUNDS and VEE OFFSIDE to be published in Japan! Here's the Publisher's Marketplace announcement!
"Japanese rights to Lily Out of Bounds and Vee Offside, the first two books in Andrea Montalbano's middle grade series Soccer Sisters, to Iwasaki Shoten, in a two-book deal at auction, by Kirsten Neuhaus at Kirsten Neuhaus Literary, on behalf of In This Together Media."
Lily Out of Bounds has been selected for the 2012 Napa County Reads children's literacy campaign!
Napa County Reads is a joint effort of the Napa County, California Office of Education, Napa City-County Library, Napa Valley College, and the Arts Council of Napa Valley. Each year, a committee chooses an outstanding book or books, to be read by students and the community, followed by an author visit.
Read Andrea's article about the Grand Canyon here.
Breakaway was listed by Scholastic as a Best Seller for April-May 2011!
Scholastic is once again breaking down the past month's best-selling books based on purchases made through its US network of in-school book clubs. Read on for the top-five picture books, transitional readers, early chapter books, chapter books, middle grade, young adult and non-fiction from April-May 2011.
Breakaway chosen for the 2011 Kansas State Reading Circle Catalog!
The Kansas National Education Association creates an annual recommended reading list for children in grades K-12. Selected titles are placed on one of five lists: Kansas Titles, Primary, Intermediate, Junior High/Middle School, and Senior High/Young Adult. The lists are distributed and promoted throughout the state of Kansas during the current year.
Breakaway has been added to the 2011 Las Comadres Latino reading list!
In an ongoing effort to support Latinos and the Spanish-speaking community, the Association of American Publishers' Publishing Latino Voices for America (PLVA) Task Force, in collaboration with Las Comadres Para Las Americas, presents its Children, Middle Grade, and Young Adult reading list for Latino Books Month 2011.